Simple Machines

Offered by
Museum of Surrey
Last updated on
Monday, August 17th, 2020
Experience type: 
Online Resource
Program Description

Hands-on learning is key in this program, which explores the six simple machines: pulley, lever, wheel-and-axle, inclined plane, screw and wedge. Students look at photos of artifacts, view videos, go on a scavenger hunt, and make a catapult.

Big Ideas
  • Machines are devices that transfer force and energy.
  • COVID Precautions

    The museum's in-person program has been modified for teachers to present in their classrooms.

    Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    Times Offered: 
    90 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Packages Provided: 
    Both Pre-Visit and Post-Visit Packages
    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    $51.60 per class

    Additional Notes

    At time of registration an appointment will be set-up for teachers to come to the museum to pick up a USB and activity supplies.  Nothing needs to be returned.